People & planet
Each year over the giving season the IKEA Foundation donates one Euro for every soft toy or children's book we sell to UNICEF and Save the Children projects so more children can go to school. With every IKEA across the world doing the same thing, we've made a huge impact since the campaign began ten years ago. All our co-wokrers put in lots of energy and planning into the campaign each year to make sure we're making the biggest difference that we can.
You can read more about the campaign at the link below to see the positive impact we have made with the help of our soft toy friends over the past ten years.
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Hard work, passion and customer support has made Queensland lead the country in donations for the past two years, and we want to make this year our biggest yet. You can also donate toys to our Give Twice boxes that we will donate to Save the Children projects for local Queensland children.
There's no need to toss recycling into the 'too hard' basket. With our RATIONELL waste sorting system you can separate your recyclables right away in your kitchen. This avoids contaminating your recyclables with general waste. And the good old organic compost waste pays dividends with healthy soil for your garden.
The bins are easy to lift and carry out to the bin, and lids lock in odours from organic waste. RATIONELL is made to fit 40, 60 or 80 cm base cabinets.
You'll find our car park recycling point on the side of the bank of lifts to our Returns and Exchanges department.
Working in over 150 countries, UNICEF is the world's largest provider of vaccinations for developing countries and also supports child health and nutrition work, good water, sanitation, quality basic education and protection of children from violence, exploitation and HIV.
HeartKids strives to improve the lives of kids affected by Childhood Heart Disease by providing high quality, caring support, information and advocacy and to give hope by driving world class research. Childhood Heart Disease is the biggest killer of Australian children under the age of 1.
Don't forget to keep swiping your IKEA FAMILY card!
- Olivia Ross, IKEA Head of Sustainability Communication.
Classified as an oily fish, lax is considered to be healthy due to its high protein and Omega 3 fatty acid content, which are important for brain function. Lax also has lots of vitamin D for healthy bones and muscles.
IKEA has committed to source salmon only from ASC certified (Aquaculture stewardship council) farms by August 2015 at the latest.
It started with Farmer Field Schools for 450 farmers who received hands-on training in the field on how to reduce the use of chemicals and water. Today, IKEA cooperates with WWF as well as other local partners to reach even more farmers. As a result, an estimated 100,000 farmers in India, Pakistan, China and Turkey have started growing cotton in a more sustainable way, moving away from farming practices that pose a threat to both people and the environment.